Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of ViceThe Madinah branch of the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice in Saudi arrested a girl who ran away from her family around a year ago. The girl was in the company of a man when she was spotted.

According to Hai’a sources, members of the religious police stopped two young men when they were seen roaming about at prayer time. On seeing one of the youngster’s facial features, the Hai’a members got suspicious . On further questioning, they found out that the man was indeed a girl disguised as a male so that she could roam around freely with her boyfriend, reported Akhbaar24.

The Hai’a members also found out that the girl was reported missing by her family after she ran away from home about a year ago. The girl was taken to a women’s house in Madinah, while the young man was taken to the police station for further investigation.